Month: January 2022

Buyer’s Cartels: A Concern For Competition Law

INTRODUCTION There is a wide connotation to the word “cartel.” The interpretation adopted by a majority of jurists and legislatures suggests that the word must be understood in the true spirit of competition law, which is to promote healthy competition in a free and fair market. However, reality begs to differ, with the word having … Continue reading Buyer’s Cartels: A Concern For Competition Law

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Consumer Protection (Direct Selling) Rules, 2021, A Step Towards Making Direct Selling Companies Accountable – Part III

This is part III of the series of three part blog posts on the relevance of making the direct selling companies accountable under the Consumer Protection (Direct Selling) Rules 2021 and providing relief to the consumers. This blog posts will discuss the obligation upon Direct Sellers laid down by the 2021 rules and the suggestions … Continue reading Consumer Protection (Direct Selling) Rules, 2021, A Step Towards Making Direct Selling Companies Accountable – Part III

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Consumer Protection (Direct Selling) Rules, 2021, A Step Towards Making Direct Selling Companies Accountable – Part II

This is part II of the series of three-part blog posts on the relevance of making the direct selling companies accountable under the Consumer Protection (Direct Selling) Rules 2021 and providing relief to the consumers. Part I of this series had dealt with the applicability of the 2021 rules and the obligations imposed on the … Continue reading Consumer Protection (Direct Selling) Rules, 2021, A Step Towards Making Direct Selling Companies Accountable – Part II

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Offences Under Section- 63 Of Copyright Act, 1957; Section- 103 Of Trademark Act, 1999- Bailable Or Non-Bailable

Bailable Offence has been defined under the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (hereinafter referred to as CrPC) as an offense which is shown as bailable in the first schedule, or which is made bailable by any other law for the time being in force and “non-bailable offense” means any other offense. In the case of Piyush … Continue reading Offences Under Section- 63 Of Copyright Act, 1957; Section- 103 Of Trademark Act, 1999- Bailable Or Non-Bailable

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DRS Logistics Vs Google: Liability For Using Third Party Trademarks As Keywords

INTRODUCTION With advancements in technology and the introduction of the Internet, our personal and social life has majorly been influenced by the internet or cyberspace. In order to meet the increasing demand of the market, businesses are also making a shift to the virtual world. These days businesses are adopting various advertising and marketing strategies … Continue reading DRS Logistics Vs Google: Liability For Using Third Party Trademarks As Keywords

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Role Of Corporate Governance In The Performance Of Organisation

INTRODUCTION Corporate Governance is formed by merging two words “Corporate” and“Governance”. Corporate is derived from the word corporation which means a separate legal entity distinct from its members, simply referred to as a company. Whereas governance means a set of rules, policies, and procedures required to manage and run any company. Thus, corporate governance refers … Continue reading Role Of Corporate Governance In The Performance Of Organisation

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Data Protection Bill, 2021 & The Joint Parliamentary Committee Report: Key Changes

Introduction Data Protection laws provide a set of laws that deal with the matters related to privacy, policies, and procedures and it is imperative for the protection of one’s privacy and regulating its collection, storage, and dissemination. Currently, there is no express legislation in India that lays down proper guidelines for data protection. The Information … Continue reading Data Protection Bill, 2021 & The Joint Parliamentary Committee Report: Key Changes

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Can A Passing-Off Action Be Filed Against The Infringement Of Shape Of A Good? A Case Analysis

Introduction: Have you ever wondered if a bottle shape may be trademarked? Typically, The Designs Act, 2000 protects these aesthetic appearances and establishes the essential specifications that are deemed to be the conditions for a design’s registration under the Design Act, 2000. The shape of bottles, on the other hand, is regarded as distinctive and … Continue reading Can A Passing-Off Action Be Filed Against The Infringement Of Shape Of A Good? A Case Analysis

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Comparative Advertisement: Judicial Trends In The Contemporary World

INTRODUCTION: In many nations, comparative advertising is a common form of commercial advertising. The word “comparative advertisement” refers to a comparison of an advertiser’s goods and services to those of a competitor. The goal of comparative advertising is threefold: to raise public awareness through honest comparison, to promote the brand, and to increase market sales. … Continue reading Comparative Advertisement: Judicial Trends In The Contemporary World

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International Trademark Registration: Procedural Aspects

Introduction Trademark rights, like other intellectual property rights, are considered different in each country or jurisdiction (hence “jurisdiction”) where they are obtained. Each jurisdiction has the right to recognize and protect trademark rights in a way that is consistent with its policy objectives. Although the term “international trademark rights” refers to a set of trademark … Continue reading International Trademark Registration: Procedural Aspects

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